About Amir Ghandar CA

Amir has extensive experience in reporting, assurance and regulation, beginning his career at top tier professional services firms including EY in Australia and London.

As Deputy Director, Public Policy & Regulation at the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC), Amir drove the public policy and advocacy strategy for the global profession on issues around reporting, assurance, governance and multinational taxation. He grew the profession’s influence and networks at the top level of international policy making, collaborating with the G20 and Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) to improve transparency, tackle corruption and build public trust.

In his role, Amir engages with members and stakeholders to help shape key policy decisions and reimagine how professional accountants deliver on society's evolving needs.

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  1. Inquiry on regulation of auditing in Australia

    What is it about and what are we doing?...

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  2. Have your say on ‘special purpose’ reporting

    Have your say on the AASB’s plans to replace special purpose reporting in the for-profit and NFP sectors in Australia...

  3. Audit: Where is it all heading in the UK?

    Have your say on the future of audit...

  4. Modular thinking - the future of audit?

    A modular approach might offer an opportunity to bridge the audit expectation gap...

  5. This is a golden age of audit

    A new premium on integrity and trusted information, coupled with the advent of new technologies solving complex challenges, signals a golden age of audit is at our doorstep...

  6. Auditors’ ASIC fees to go down

    Treasury has released a consultation to reduce the fees for auditors to apply to resign from a client from more than $3,000 to $40, following a letter by CA ANZ late last year...

  7. CA ANZ welcomes consultation to reduce ASIC fees for auditors

    Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CA ANZ) welcomes the opportunity to provide input on draft regulations reducing auditor resignation fees back to $40 (from $3,487) after engaging with...

  8. Audit: What's Going on in the UK and What Does it Mean Here?

    Amir Ghandar, Assurance & Reporting Leader responds to two major reports on audit reform that have been released in the UK this week...